June 17, 2017 : Music Festival at Saint Jean de Bassel

June 17, 2017 : Music Festival at Saint Jean de Bassel

Lights, music and dance drew a crowd to St. Jean de Bassel for the Music Festival held on June 17. The festival was a first for PEDAC, a school of music and dance that uses the facilities at St. Jean de Bassel Convent and a first for the convent as well. Two venues, the village square and the convent courtyard

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KAIRE : An ecumenical meeting of consecrated women

KAIRE : An ecumenical meeting of consecrated women

Twenty-one consecrated women gathered in the Czech Republic from June 13-19.Among them were Sisters of Divine Providence Pascale Kubler, Marie Noelle Oussen and M. Paul Cromer. Exchanges around the Scriptures, prayer and dialogue allowed the participants from England, Scotland, Ireland, Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic to experience deep unity in the midst of their diversity.

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Jubilee of Religious Profession: 60 and 70 Years

Jubilee of Religious Profession: 60 and 70 Years

On May 20 at Saint Jean de Bassel, France, 3 Sisters celebrated their 70th jubilee of religious profession and 10 celebrated 60 years. Family and Sisters of the congregation joined the jubilarians in the joy and thanksgiving of this day.

Women’s World Day of Prayer

Women’s World Day of Prayer

A number of Sisters from St. Jean de Bassel, France participated in the Women’s World Day of Prayer held March 3 in Hellering. Sisters Nicole Henner, Françoise Meyer and Marie Claude Huss were members of the organizing committee. A dozen other Sisters joined women and men of other denominations to pray, learn about the reality of the Philippines and to

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A New Member in the U.S. Province

A New Member in the U.S. Province

Sister Florence Anyabuonwu professed first vows in the Congregation of Divine Providence on January 14, 2017. A native of Nigeria, Sister Florence met the Sisters of Divine Providence in Berea, Kentucky. Sisters and friends gathered at Saint Anne Province Center, Melbourne, Kentucky to celebrate with Sister Florence on this day which also marked the 255th anniversary of the foundation of

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Migrants Project

The Congregation of Divine Providence rejoices over the accomplishments of the Migrants Project in Sicily. This project was initiated by the UISG, International Union of Superiors General, to mark the 50th anniversary of its existence. Its purpose is to respond to the needs of migrants arriving in Europe. The member congregations of the UISG were asked to contribute personnel and

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Inter-congregation Meeting

Inter-congregation Meeting

From May 22- 30, the Province of Madagascar hosted the meeting of the Inter-congregation Providence group of Africa/ Madagascar. The meeting took place at the provincial house in Antsohihy. Sisters representing five of the congregations of Providence participated in this event that took place in a true Providence family spirit. The agenda included much sharing of the situations in the

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Volunteer of the Year at FCI

Volunteer of the Year at FCI

Sister Alice Marie Schmersal, pastoral associate of St. Ann Parish in Manchester, Kentucky was named Volunteer of the Year for 2016 by the Federal Correctional Institution of Manchester. Sr. Alice’s service is pastoral in nature, prayer services, Bible study, attentive listening.

Sister Awarded the Legion of Honor

Sister Awarded the Legion of Honor

Sister Marie Alleyrat, has been awarded the Legion of Honor, a Presidential award in France. This award is in recognition of her many years of service as a nurse in Madagascar. She is currently in Ilena, Madagascar, a village where inhabitants suffer from leprosy. payday loans in missouri